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The story of the Bible
The story of the Bible
Johnson, Luke Timothy.
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Library ed.
Publication Information:
Chantilly, Va : Teaching Co., [2006]

Physical Description:
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 course guidebooks (22 cm).
This course is an overview of the Bible, how it came to be, what forms it has taken, and the influence it has had throughout history. DVD format.
General Note:
"Course no. 6252."

24 lectures (30 min. each).

Two part set in two containers.
pt. 1. disc 1. Lectures 1-6. Telling the story of a book -- Making TaNaK -- Forms of Jewish scripture -- Birth of the Christian Bible -- Formation of Jewish and Christian canons -- Writing and copying manuscripts -- pt. 1. disc 2. Lectures 7-12. Imperial sponsorship and the Bible -- lecture 8. Texts and translations--the ancient east -- lecture 9. Old Latin and the Vulgate -- lecture 10. Other ancient versions -- lecture 11. Monasteries and manuscripts -- lecture 12. Interpretation within Judaism.

pt. 2. disc 3. Lectures 13--18. Interpretation in medieval Christianity -- The Renaissance, printing, and the Bible -- The Protestant Reformation and the Bible -- Translating the Bible into modern languages -- The first efforts at Englishing the Bible -- The King James Version -- pt. 2. disc 4. Lectures 19--24. The romance of manuscripts -- Searching for the critical text -- The historical-critical approach -- The Bible in contemporary Judaism -- Contemporary Christians and their Bibles -- The Bible's story continues.
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